Two suffer minor injuries in Thursday rollover, Friday motorcycle wreck

Darrell Todd Maurina

RICHLAND/WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (Sept. 25, 2009) — A rollover wreck Thursday morning northwest of Richland and a Friday evening motorcycle wreck north of Waynesville caused minor injuries for two Pulaski County residents, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Troopers reported that Loretta D. Jeffries, 35, of Richland, was northbound on Route A two miles south of Route E in Camden County when she lost control of her 1993 Mazda at 8:20 a.m. Thursday, ran off the left side of the roadway, and overturned into a ditch.

Jeffries, who had been wearing her seat belt, was transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Medical Center in Osage Beach. Her vehicle was totaled and removed by Tri-County Towing of Richland.

Troopers reported that Jeffries had no proof of insurance.

The next evening, David L. Maxwell, 48, of Waynesville, was southbound on Highway T about 3.5 miles north of Waynesville riding his 2004 Yamaha motorcycle when he struck a deer in the roadway at 8 p.m. and was thrown from his motorcycle. Maxwell, who had been wearing his helmet, was transported by Pulaski County Ambulance District personnel to Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla. His motorcycle was still operable and was driven from the scene.

In unrelated state patrol arrests:

• Andrew J. Mattison, 49, of Newburg, was arrested at 9:40 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, by troopers in Pulaski County on charges of driving while intoxicated, first offense, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway resulting in accident, and failure to use his seat belt. Troopers took him to the Phelps County Jail where he was subsequently released.

• Deborah A. Snincsak, 43, of Dixon, was arrested at 2:05 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 25, by troopers in Pulaski County on charges of driving while intoxicated as a prior offender and driving while revoked. Troopers took her to the Pulaski County Jail where she was subsequently released.

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